Cranberry Relish

Ingredients: 1 cup bulk sugar substitute (recommend Splenda) 1 cup water 12 ounces cranberries, fresh or frozen 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest Directions: Combine the sugar substitute and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil on the stove. Add cranberries and orange zest, and bring back to a boil. Reduce the heat […]

Spiced Pumpkin Custard

Ingredients: Canola oil cooking spray ¾ cup Splenda® ½ tsp table salt 1 tsp cinnamon, ground ¼ tsp cloves, ground ½ tsp ginger, ground 3 large eggs 1-15 oz can 100% pure pumpkin (not pie filling) 1-12 oz can evaporated low fat milk (not sweetened condensed milk) Directions: Preheat oven to 325oF. Lightly spray 8-1/2 […]

Crockpot Turkey Breast

Ingredients: 1 (5-6 pound) bone-in turkey breast, completely thawed 5 stalks celery, cut into thirds 12 baby carrots 2 yellow onions, cut into large chunks 1 cup low sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons of butter, melted Seasonings: ½ tbsp. minced garlic 1 tsp smoked paprika ½ tsp black pepper 1 tsp Italian seasoning ¼ tsp […]

Bread-Free Stuffing Balls

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1, 8oz package cremini mushrooms, sliced 3 large garlic cloves, minced 2 cups stemmed kale leaves 1/2 cup gluten-free rolled oats 1 (14-ounce) can lentils, drained and rinsed ¾ cup walnut halves, toasted (if desired) 1 tsp dried thyme (or 2 teaspoons fresh, minced) 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/4 […]

Holiday Kale Salad

Ingredients: For pecan parmesan: 1/3 cup pecans 1 teaspoons olive oil ½ Tablespoon nutritional yeast flakes 1/8 teaspoon salt For dressing: 3 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon + 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 Tablespoon maple syrup ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon salt 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 Tablespoon unsweetened applesauce ½ teaspoon […]

Margaret’s Favorite Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients: 2 teaspoons butter 1 cup chopped onion (1 medium onion) 4 garlic cloves, minced 4 cups thinly sliced Brussels sprouts (about 1.5 lbs) ½ cup low sodium vegetable broth 1.5 Tablespoon of sugar OR 1 Tablespoon sweetener of your choice ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon salt (optional) ¼ teaspoon […]

Mashed Butternut Squash with Caramelized Onions

Ingredients: 3 pounds butternut squash, halved and seeded 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 medium yellow onions, diced 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar Directions: Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a baking sheet with olive oil cooking spray. Place squash cut-side down on the prepared pan. […]

Skinny Jalapeno Pimento Cheese

Ingredients 1 cup fat free plain Greek yogurt 1 jalapeno, diced 2 oz jar diced pimento 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 1 cup Monterey jack cheese, shredded Dash of cayenne pepper (optional) Instructions In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients until combined. Tastes better after chilled in refrigerator for 30 minutes. Serve with cucumber […]

Low Sugar Banana Pudding

Ingredients 1 banana, thinly sliced 1 cup 2% cottage cheese 1 cup plain fat free Greek yogurt 1 0.9 oz box sugar free banana pudding powder ¼ cup vanilla whey isolate protein powder 8 vanilla wafers, crushed 2 cups sugar free whipped cream 6 packets stevia ¾ cup skim milk Directions In an 8×8 baking […]

Pickle Brined Chicken Tenders

Ingredients 1 ¼# chicken tenderloins 1 ½ cups pickle juice (or enough to cover chicken tenderloins) 1 egg 1 egg white ½ tsp tobacco or hot sauce of choice ½ tsp salt ½ tsp pepper ½ cup seasoned breadcrumbs ½ cup panko breadcrumbs Non-stick spray Directions Place chicken in a shallow bowl and cover with […]